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Kampai Japanese Restaurant

869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
+1 203-481-4536
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“hibachi” (6 reviews)
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869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The service was great. The chef did an excellent job of cooking and showmanship. We had to children with us, 6 and 3 year old. He kept their attention and they wanted to eat what he put before them. The ice tea is a Japanese...More

1  Thank 465terrencel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Kampai is located in a strip mall, easily missed if you were not looking for it! The dark hallway brings you to a bar, or in the back, a habachi room with several hibachi tables. We were a party of 11 people, one birthday boy....More

Thank thinair6
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Kampai in Japanese means "cheers" but it might as well mean "stay away". Enter through a dark, very dark passageway into a lounge room with hibachi tables behind the lounge. To your left is a stairway leading to a less dark, but no less unappealing...More

Thank david a
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Hibachi grill chef is awesome. Tran is the best. He is so friendly & the food is tasty. We love this place. Have always had a great experience. They have never disappointed us. Good atmosphere & superb food!

Thank Ilsa O
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Family of five dined here and was honestly expecting more from the reviews. Birthday dinner for kids who were excited about the hibachi experience but the chef was devoid of personality which also reflected or filtered down to the food. There is nothing that separates...More

Thank war1today
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Hibachi room or traditional room(s) (including small private dining rooms and a very traditional "sit on the floor" private room). Traditional is up-stairs, I don't know if there is an elevator. Standard fare in the Hibachi room, traditional in traditional rooms.

1  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 12 March 2016

When my husband and I first started dating, he had to inspect this restaurant for work. He was impressed with the cleanliness of the kitchen so we made a reservation for dinner. That was 28 years ago. We've tried many Japanese hibachi restaurants in CT...More

1  Thank Tootsie3z
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Up in East Windsor there are not many good choices for Hibachi. Kampai therefore was a great experience for novice like me. When I heard about it I grabbed my co worker and went there for dinner. Loved the entertainment of cooking my food. It...More

Thank NicoleDawson211
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Great food always !!! Our server seemed a little shy on service but as our family frequents a lot , we added a tip to our gratuity that was already included but not pointed out , as a server for a long time , this...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 22 December 2013

My wife and I enjoyed a few drinks and great rolls at this restaurant after some Christmas shopping recently. The bartender was very friendly and prompt. The food was fantastic. This restaurant has been in business at this location for decades and they know their...More

Thank EssexOnTheGo
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 869 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-481-4536
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